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Is there an application which does HTTP PUT?

Common HTTP operations are GET and POST -- e.g. GET is implemented by every web browser, and so is POST when the web page is a web form (e.g. with <input> and a Submit button). What about PUT ...
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Chrome extension like Tamper Data

Tamper Data is a Firefox add-on to track and modify HTTP/HTTPS requests. Is there a Google Chrome extension that can do the same?
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Tool to check if a website is available

As we're a web software development company, we've got many applications running on different servers. Sometimes, we get notified about some of them being down by different issues. Is there any ...
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Firefox extension that removes “utm_*” nastiness from redirects

Almost every link on social media (or actually, almost everywhere I'm afraid) has this utm_* evilness appended to the URL. This needs to stop, so I'm looking for an extension that automatically strips ...
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Self hosted service to monitor a HTTP endpoint (for change) and trigger an event

I am looking for a web-based application where you can set up HTTP monitors (to monitor for changes specifically but support for more triggers like HTTP status would also be nice) which then fire REST ...
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Simple HTTP packet analyzer for debugging applications?

I am currently using Wireshark whenever I want to debug an application that talks over the network. In general, this works fine but I always feel like Wireshark is an overkill for my demands. When I ...
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A free HTTP sniffer for all traffic to localhost websites made from whatever client

I want to monitor all HTTP traffic to one of my localhost websites that I am running in the Visual Studio debugger, which hosts the website on IIS Express, while my debugging session is in progress. ...
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Python library to get filename of content downloaded with HTTP

I download a file using the get function of Python requests library. For storing the file, I'd like to determine the filename they way a web browser would for its 'save' or 'save as ...' dialog. Easy,...
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Firefox add-on / userscript to force by default an attempt at HTTPS on every domain?

I use HTTPS Everywhere in Firefox, but it only enforces HTTPS for a very limited set of very well-known sites (by default). I use a wide variety of much smaller sites which do have HTTPS versions, ...
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Utility to create HTTP requests and analyze responses, with history (like Postman)

I'm looking for an alternative to Postman which is a Chrome extension but for Opera browser or as a standalone application. I've tried SoapUI, but it seemed really complex. My basic needs are: ...
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Reassemble images forwarded though Linux router?

In 2003-2004 I used a Linux app that reassembled images from HTTP traffic forwarded through a Linux router, displaying them live. Just a command line app that threw up an X window, showing the images ...
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native HTTP / HTTPS traffic observer for Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu natively, and have a Windows VM running most of the time also, so at the moment I am routing my Ubuntu traffic through my Windows VM and using Fiddler that way, but is there a native ...
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Simple deployable web server

I’m looking for a self-contained HTTP web server that I can deploy to Windows and Linux machines to serve static files. It needs to be small and basic. Preferably I would be able to launch it (and ...
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Windows GUI Tool for testing Web-APIs

Is there a ms-windows GUI Tool (or browser plug-in) for testing Web-APIs? required features: basic-auth support JSON and XML should be displayed in a "pretty" way. Supports HTTP GET and POST ...
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Low-latency caching HTTP proxy with user-viewable cache directory

I have been looking for a caching HTTP proxy for Linux with the following properties: Stand-alone: I'd rather not have to mess with e.g. my existing Apache or Squid configuration. Low-latency: I.e. ...
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jStatic simple HTTP server with ability to reload pages when files are changed

I'm looking for an HTTP server that can be invoked from the command line for localhost. I want it to be able to watch static html and css files for changes and reload the page viewed in a browser when ...
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Apache HTTP log analysis down to minute level

I'm looking for a tool that would allow me to answer questions such as: Most visited page(s) on a 10 minute interval (or even shorter), example: between 28/01/2016 20:00 and 28/01/2016 20:10 How many ...
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Mount ISO over HTTP

I have a large number of CDs and DVDs, some freeware, but also commercial software for which I own a license. The total size of these is > 150 GB, so I don't have a USB stick (yet) for carrying them ...
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REST client for Firefox with “Projects” feature (equivalent for Advanced Rest Client)

I'm looking for some Firefox extension that works like a REST client equivalent to Advanced Rest Client in Chrome. I already tried the RESTClient and Rest Easy. They work fine, but both having ...
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Test server with many requests

I wrote a server which I test at the moment using curl. However, I can only send so many requests manually at the same time. I could bash something together which sends the requests for me, but I'm ...
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Http request logs collector

I have a simple rails app and it is sending http requests to a server which then displays the results in UI. I just want to count the number of requests that I send and the request and response for ...
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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

I am looking for a light-weight HTTP server, to server static web pages on localhost for testing purposes. That is all the functionality that I require. If the requested URL exists, then return it, ...
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Key Value Store with public HTTP server

I am writing a service which will perform HTTP redirects. E.g. GET /key/0CC175B9C0F1B6A831C399E269772661 HTTP/1.0 response HTTP/1.0 301 Location: http://some-url/92EB5FFEE6AE2FEC3AD71C777531578F ...
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Javascript to preview links

I would like to display a preview for http links that users could enter in my website. Depending on the format/provider: links for youtube and vimeo would display the vignette of the videos audio ...
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recomendation of reverse-proxy to count hits to all endpoints in a service

I have a use case where I need to count every request arriving to all endpoints of my services on Kubernetes. For example **endpoint** **counter** addr:port/a: ...
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http file uploader for Windows

We run a web service and in the past we allowed ftp file uploads to our customers. In the future we want to switch from ftp to http/https. The ms-windows admins which currently upload data via ftp ...
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Open source HTTP/HTTPS proxy

I'm looking for a multi-platform (Linux / Mac OS X / Windows 7), open source proxy, with following features: HTTPS support could forward to another remote proxy web sockets proxying able to add ...
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Python software stack for an HTTP to FTP bridge

To understand this request, I need to explain a bit of a background story. Background information We have a device that used to work over UDP and it was reasonably fast. One reason was that any side ...
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HTTP Response Codes

We have a device that cannot handle certain HTTP response codes correctly. While we have identified one of them now, I'd like to perform tests for other response codes. Therefore I'm looking for an ...
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Free website performance (load time) monitoring online service

I'm looking for an online service that can measure the load time of a website, similar to Uptrends or Site24x7. Alert capabilities would be nice, but not needed. The best I've found is GTmetrix, but ...
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Send custom Referer when accessing a *specific* site via HTTPS (and not HTTP)

(Note that I asked a (broader) question on Super User some time ago.) I’m using the Firefox add-on RefControl to control which Referer gets sent to pages I visit. It works great, but I’m missing ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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Locally-hosted RSS mirror/proxy, HTTPS to HTTP

I picked up an Internet Radio (Grace Digital device using Reciva Internet Radio) from Goodwill and discovered that I can add podcasts of my choosing to it. However, it only supports RSS streams over ...
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Proxy for macOS with support for HTTP(S)

I want a free proxy with preferably a GUI for macOS which supports 1) HTTPS proxying where I can install a certificate and modify the requests in between. 2) HTTP CONNECT method so that I can open a ...
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Browser add-on to get a POST button's equivalent curl command without having to click first

Let's say I have a web page with this POST button: <form method="post" action="somequery"> [some parameters] <button type="submit"> Push me </button> </form> ... and I ...
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HTTP proxy that sends outgoing traffic to a specific interface

I am running a Linux server (Ubuntu 16.04) which has a ens192 interface (think eth0) and one or more tunX interfaces (X being 0, 1, ...). I am looking for a local proxy server that I can run on the ...
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HTTP server fuzzer

I am in the situation where I need to test the HTTP header parsing of a particular custom HTTP server. However, that server is behind a load balancer that check the first line of the header contains ....
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Script to use WebRTC for failover (load resources from peers when server busy)

WebRTC is a standard allowing direct browser-to-browser communication among peers. Where can I find a JavaScript script that will allow users of my web application to securely get data from other ...
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Is there a network config TUI that supports HTTP proxies?

I am building a headless Linux appliance. Some of its users will be running it in an environment that requires an HTTP proxy. I was thinking of having NetworkManager-tui running perpetually on TTY2 ...
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Simple & secure dekstop application platform for making HTTP requests with a GUI

I'd like to make a desktop application that will perform HTTP requests and data analysis from these requests, with user interaction. It will be GUI based. I also need it to be secure, in that the ...
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Manage permanent URLs with specific HTTP status codes

I need a web-app for creating permanent URLs that send a given HTTP status code. In case the status code is 3xx, I want to enter a URI as redirection target. Ideally it would allow to set specific ...
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Mirror website on condition

I want to mirror a website regularly. Right now I use httrack started by cron. The problem is that sometimes the website has a database problem and says just that (HTTP status still remains "200" in ...
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Is there an HTTP API package to administrate SSH, FTP and Apache servers?

I am looking for an open-source package to set up an HTTP API to create, modify and tear down other server types in a Linux server. I would like to be able to administrate: An SSH server (including ...
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Track changes on a webpage that uses POST

There are many free/freemium webservices that send an e-mail notification whenever the content of a certain web page changes; e.g., visualping.io, changedetection.com, onwebchange... Unfortunately ...
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Tool to determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents (Firefox)

Can anyone recommend a software tool that will go through all bookmarks stored in Firefox and determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents? The software can be a Firefox ...
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Fastest Java HTTP Library

I’m working on a program that sends A LOT of HTTP requests (in an ordered way, since they depend on each other) and checks their response. I’d like to know what’s the most high-throughput oriented ...
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Android SMS gateway app

I would like to send and receive SMS from my application, preferably using an android phone. I am currently using the app SMS gateway by b00lean, but when it sends messages it requests a receipt ...
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Suggestion for Multi-protocol Network traffic generator software

I am looking for Network traffic/Packet generator for different protocols. I am using iperf for TCP and UDP but I am looking for something more reliable. Also I need to generate a traffic upto 10 ...
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An HTTP server for statistics

I am stress testing software that is generating a lot of HTTP traffic to a specific server. I need to set up a strong HTTP server (like Apache or IIS) that does statistics, i.e: amount of requests ...
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Commandline tool to download via HTTP documents paginated by RFC 5988

I'm using wget at the moment to retrieve a large set of data from a REST API and it is paginated as per RFC 5988, i.e. the body text contains a limited number of records, and the HTTP response header ...